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The People Who Make This Possible



The Carolyn J Oliver, MD Center for Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare was dedicated in 2008 with the intent of promoting patient centered care by following four (4) guiding virtues:

Taking the Message and the Medicine Home

Maurice Willis, MD

Dr. Maurice Willis

Hematology/Oncology

Bronia Michejenko, JNP

Bronia Michejenko

Geriatrics

Hanan Hussein, MD

Dr. Hanan Hussein

Family Medicine

Mukaila Raji, MD

Dr. Mukaila Raji

Geriatrics

Cheryl Kelly-Wood

Patient Education Video Program

Tristi Muir

Dr. Tristi Muir

Urogynecology

Joseph Sonstein

Dr. Joseph Sonstein

Urology

Catalin Jurnalov

Dr. Catalin Jurnalov

Urogynecology

Angelica Robinson

Dr. Angelica Robinson

Radiology

Communication Keys

Thomas Blackwell

Dr. Thomas Blackwell

Internal Medicine

Orson Wells




News

The 2012-2013 Oliver Center Award program was focused on quality improvment. Congratulations to first place winners Joanna & Giovanni Geslani and Sangeeta Mutnuri for their project titled, "Diabetes Health Maintenance."

The Oliver Center promotes healthy habits. Check out this "Speak Up" video from the Joint Commission.

The Oliver Center awarded Dr. Rana Bonds a one-year grant to test the implementation of a program where patient's are videotaped practicing using their medical devices, sent home with those videos, and reminded regularly to watch them. We hope this expanded patient education will help patients comply with treatment and properly administer their important medications.

In partnership with the Cautious Patient Foundation the Oliver Center has started a pilot project with the Departments of Hematology/Oncology and Family Medicine to try the service "Your Doctor's Advice" with current UTMB patients.

digital sound recorder

In May 2009, the Oliver Center provided funding to the Department of Hematology/Oncology to provide digital recorders for UTMB patients who are receiving cancer treatment. Read more...